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Monday 28 April 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Lollipop by Lil Wayne. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Army of Two or Bigfoot: Collision Course.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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VS. Arashi

Starring: Satoshi Ôno, Shô Sakurai, Masaki Aiba, Kazunari Ninomiya

Country: Japan

Los simuladores

Written by: Damián Szifrón

Starring: Alejandro Calva, Arath de la Torre, Ruben Zamora, Antonio de la Vega

Country: Mexico

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

Starring: Adam Bobrow

Country: Japan

Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 2008 ?

  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
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  • Mars Incorporated and Berkshire Hathaway team up to buy chewing gum manufacturer Wm Wrigley Jr Company for US$23 billion, creating the world's largest confectionery company. Warren Buffet will loan US$4.4 billion for 20 percent stake in Wrigley.
  • A train collision in Shandong, China, kills 72 people and injures 416 more.
  • Tornadoes sweep through central and southeastern Virginia injuring more than 200 people and damaging multiple houses. (AP via ''The Southern Ledger'')
  • Officials with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services find that 31 of the 53 girls between ages 14 and 17 seized from the YFZ Ranch have been, or are currently, pregnant. (AP via Fox News)
  • General Motors announces that it will cut production of pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles in three plants in Michigan and one in Oshawa, Ontario and negotiate layoffs with the United Auto Workers and Canadian Auto Workers. (Reuters via ''The Guardian'')

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Sport Games on 28 April 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Greuther Furth : 3 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Grenoble - Ajaccio : 0 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • West Brom - Southampton : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Derby - Arsenal : 2 - 6
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 2008?

  • Time: An Iwo Jima photo with a giant redwood instead of a flag. Photo-Illustration for TIME by Arthur Hoch
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10941
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.988989


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Third Angel

By: Alice Hoffman

“Alice Hoffman is my favorite writer.” –Jodi Picoult Alice Hoffman is one of our most beloved writers. Here on Earth was an Oprah Book Club selection.

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Certain Girls

By: Jennifer Weiner

Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father

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Just Who Will You Be? Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within.

By: Maria Shriver

"Maria Shriver is wise, funny and caring--and it all comes through in her winning guide to life, JUST WHO WILL YOU BE We're lucky to have her show us the way."--

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Army of Two

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bigfoot: Collision Course

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Zoo Games

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Bruiser and Scratch

Bruiser and Scratch

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle/Adventure

Publisher: Steel Penny Games

Chicken Hunter

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: MumboJumbo

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Cooking Mama: World Kitchen

Platform: Wii

Genre: Simulation, Minigame

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

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